Take a Quiz on What is Hinduism

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1. Sannyasa (monastic practices) is essential to achieve Moksha.


2. Self-restraint, and compassion are prescribed eternal duties of a Hindu? Yes/No.


3. In Arabic, the word Hindu refers to all Indians (even christians and muslims). Yes/No?


4. When was the term Hinduism introduced in the English language?


5. Shaktism is one of the larger denomination among many denominations of Hinduism. Yes/No.


6. What percentage of world population follows Hinduism?


7. The word Hindu was first used to describe a geographical location and people living in it. Yes/No?



Vedas and Upanishads are the only two text of Hindus? Yes/No.


9. Hinduism was founded by?


10. What is the difference between Religion and Dharma?


11. The four purushartahas are :


12. Hinduism was founded in 500AD ? Yes/No.


13. Is Hinduism is a different religion than Sanatan Dharma?


14. The four Purusarthas are not very important for Hindus? Yes/No.


15. Can a Hindu choose to be a polytheistic or  monistic or none or both. Yes/No?


16. Hindus are allowed to question the authority and eternal truth of their scriptures. Yes/No.


17. Do Hindus have a single ecclesiastical order (as in Catholic religion) Yes/No?


18. The word Hindu is derived from a river named Ganges. Yes/No?


19. Sruti and Smrti are the founding texts of Hindus? Yes/No.


20. Hinduism has only four denominations VaishnavismShaivismShaktism and Smartism. Yes/No.




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  1. Surinder Jain says:

    Thank you Naynai.

  2. I am surprised about how much I knew about Hinduism. Looking forward to learning more. Thank you.

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